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The '''turning editing on''' option can be found as a link in the administration block or as a button at the top right of a course homepage. This option is only available to teachers of the course who also have editing rights or to those users who are assigned site administration rights. Turn editing on allows teachers to change the appearance and funcionality of the course.
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==General==
  
==Appearance==
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The '''turning editing on''' option can be found as a link in the administration block or as a button at the top right of a course homepage. This option is only available to teachers of the course who also have editing rights or to those users who are assigned site administration rights. Turn editing on allows teachers to change the appearance and functionality of the course. You can turn editing off again by pressing the button or the admin block link again (both now renamed turn editing off!)
  
When editing is course elements can be added, edited, moved or deleted.
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You will see these icons frequently when editing is on:
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:[[Image:Edit.gif]] - the edit icon lets you alter/update whatever resource or activity it is next to.
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:[[Image:Help.gif]] - the help icon will popup a relevant help window
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==Blocks==
  
 
Existing blocks can be moved up, down or sent to the right or left column of the course. They can also be set to visible or hidden. They can be removed completely by pressing the X icon.
 
Existing blocks can be moved up, down or sent to the right or left column of the course. They can also be set to visible or hidden. They can be removed completely by pressing the X icon.
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You will see these icons when editing blocks:
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==Sections==
  
 
Topics or weeks (either casn also be refered to as sections) can be moved up or down to change the order in which the course is dispayed. Sections can also be hidden from, or made visible to, learners. If the course is topic based then a topic can be set as current (or indeed the current status can be removed).
 
Topics or weeks (either casn also be refered to as sections) can be moved up or down to change the order in which the course is dispayed. Sections can also be hidden from, or made visible to, learners. If the course is topic based then a topic can be set as current (or indeed the current status can be removed).
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:[[Image:Open.gif]] - the open-eye icon means an item is visible to students. It will close when you click on it
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:[[Image:Closed.gif]] - the closed-eye icon means an item is hidden from students. It will open when you click on it.
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:[[Image:Marker.gif]] - the marker icon allows you to make a section current
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==Course Functionaility==
 
==Course Functionaility==
  
 
Course resources and activities can be added, removed, indented, moved, updated, deleted, hidden, shown or assigned to groups
 
Course resources and activities can be added, removed, indented, moved, updated, deleted, hidden, shown or assigned to groups
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:[[Image:Right.gif]] - the left icon is used to indent course elements. There is also a right icon.
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:[[Image:Move.gif]] - the move icon allows course elements to be placed anywhere
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:[[Image:Movehere.gif]] - the move here icon appears when moving a course element.
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:[[Image:Delete.gif]] - the delete icon will permentantly delete something from the course
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
  
 
[[Category: Teacher]]
 
[[Category: Teacher]]

Revision as of 21:38, 27 March 2006

General

The turning editing on option can be found as a link in the administration block or as a button at the top right of a course homepage. This option is only available to teachers of the course who also have editing rights or to those users who are assigned site administration rights. Turn editing on allows teachers to change the appearance and functionality of the course. You can turn editing off again by pressing the button or the admin block link again (both now renamed turn editing off!)

You will see these icons frequently when editing is on:

Edit.gif - the edit icon lets you alter/update whatever resource or activity it is next to.
Help.gif - the help icon will popup a relevant help window


Blocks

Existing blocks can be moved up, down or sent to the right or left column of the course. They can also be set to visible or hidden. They can be removed completely by pressing the X icon.

You will see these icons when editing blocks:


Sections

Topics or weeks (either casn also be refered to as sections) can be moved up or down to change the order in which the course is dispayed. Sections can also be hidden from, or made visible to, learners. If the course is topic based then a topic can be set as current (or indeed the current status can be removed).

Open.gif - the open-eye icon means an item is visible to students. It will close when you click on it
Closed.gif - the closed-eye icon means an item is hidden from students. It will open when you click on it.
Marker.gif - the marker icon allows you to make a section current


Course Functionaility

Course resources and activities can be added, removed, indented, moved, updated, deleted, hidden, shown or assigned to groups

Right.gif - the left icon is used to indent course elements. There is also a right icon.
Move.gif - the move icon allows course elements to be placed anywhere
Movehere.gif - the move here icon appears when moving a course element.
Delete.gif - the delete icon will permentantly delete something from the course

See Also